Delicious Chocolate Quick Bread

Delicious Chocolate Quick Bread

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10
15 min.
prep
85 min.
total
16 servings

Delicious Chocolate Quick Bread is easy to make and your family will adore it.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk *
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, divided (optional)
  • 1/4 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
  • CHOCOLATE HONEY BUTTER (recipe follows)
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PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.

COMBINE flour, cocoa, salt, baking powder and baking soda in medium bowl. Beat butter and sugar in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk. Fold in 1/4 cup pecans. Pour into prepared pan.


BAKE
for 20 minutes. Top with morsels and remaining pecans; continue baking for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes; remove to wire rack to cool completely. Serve with Chocolate Honey Butter.

FOR CHOCOLATE HONEY BUTTER:
MICROWAVE
1/2 cup NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 30 seconds; STIR. The morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10 to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted; let cool. Beat cooled morsels, 1/2 cup (1 stick) softened butter and 2 tablespoons honey in small mixer bowl until fluffy. Makes about 1 cup.

*NOTE: If you do not have buttermilk on hand, you can substitute sour milk made with NESTLÉ CARNATION Evaporated Milk (Regular, Lowfat or Fat Free). Measure 1/2 cup NESTLÉ CARNATION Evaporated Milk into glass measuring cup. Add 1/2 cup water and 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice; stir. Let stand for 5 minutes before using.

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Winning bread

I made this bread for my husband to take to work for a potluck. There were raves and requests for the recipe. Whenever another potluck comes up my husbands co-workers beg him to bring the bread.

- Peg Barker from Suquamish, WA

Terrific Bread

I loved this bread and the chocolate honey butter. I'm not a big chocolate eater but this sounded easy and I had all the ingredients at hand. It turned out wonderful. I will make it again and again. I also like the butter spread on pancakes and buttery crackers.

- Alicia Jordan from PROSPERITY, SC

Yummy!!!

This bread is so good. I added the chips to the batter as some have suggested and the bread turned out delicious. I'm making more today. I even heat up the slices in the microwave and spread some butter over the slices . My daughter and I just love it.

- Maryanne Peterson from Springfield, TN

Incredible!

This bread is moist and delicious. I did not add the nuts and did not make the glaze but it was still one of the best breads I have made. It was easy to make but tasted like it was much more difficult to make. My husband loved it, even on the second day as it stayed moist.

- Becky Byers from Butler, PA

Richly Amazing

Wow! Moist, scrumptious, delicious. Will make again.

- Jean Corrente from Wesley Chapel, FL

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/16 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 16

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 300
  • Calories from Fat: 160
  • Total Fat: 18g (28% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 10g (48% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 60mg (19% of DV)
  • Sodium: 230mg (10% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 33g (11% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g (6% of DV)
  • Sugars: 21g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Vitamin A: 8% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 4% of DV
  • Iron: 4% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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